Discover how brands and business leaders are Activating Purpose with sustainability-led innovation that creates scalable impact and profitability
As the demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit continues to soar, brand leaders who are tapping into this shift are thriving in the face of uncertainty. But building a successful, purpose-led brand presents a complex set of challenges and requires a new way of thinking, a new field of knowledge and a new set of tools and partners.
This year, mobilize your brand to succeed and learn how to build a trusted and authentic brand that activates purpose at its core. Sustainable Brands is home to the global community of courageous optimists who are reshaping the future of commerce worldwide join your peers at SB16 Copenhagen and elevate your brand into the winners circle by Activating Purpose toward a flourishing future.
BREAKOUTSDynamic sessions to help me
analyze specific business issues.
WORKSHOPS Half-day, deep-dive studios to help me turn ideas into action.
PLENARIESAn avalanche of trends and
market drivers that set the tone.
ACTIVATION HUB An action-centered environment
where brands will find the conversations, collaborators and tools necessary to bring good
ideas to life
SPECIAL EVENTSNetworking events designed to
connect me with the right partners.
WHATS HAPPENING AT SB16 COPENHAGEN?
PURPOSE-DRIVEN LEADERSHIPDiscover the types of transformative personal purpose and courageous leadership that have given rise to many of todays outstanding brands and breakthrough sustainability solutions.
ENGAGING CUSTOMERS THROUGH PURPOSEExplore win-win strategies for connecting brand purpose with customer purpose in the pursuit of brands that succeed by leading the way to a flourishing future.
INNOVATION ON PURPOSELearn more about the product and service innovations that perform financially while also providing a leap forward for the collective journey toward resilient and regenerative business models.
ELEVATING OUR COLLECTIVE PURPOSESustainable Brands will focus on making productive use of the collective knowledge, energy, creativity and influence of on-site attendees by inviting them to pool insight, debate complex issues, solve practical problems, support new initiatives and form new partnerships in highly interactive sessions designed to carry the spirit of purpose-led innovation.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AT SB16 COPENHAGEN
TIM BROOKSVice President, Environmental ResponsibilityLEGO
Sustainable Brands consistently delivers a world-class faculty of thought-leaders and practitioners who not only offer diversity of insight, but provide tangible business results. Compiling this elite set of speakers would not be possible without the guidance of our esteemed Advisory Board. Speakers featured here provide only a glimpse of the complete program. Check online for regular updates as speakers and program details are confirmed.
GILES HUTCHINSAuthorFuture Fit
SIMON HOFFMEYER BOASDirector , Corporate Communications & CSRCarlsberg
LEITH SHARPDirector, Executive Education for Sustainability LeadershipHarvard University
WOLFGANG NEUMANNPresident & CEOCarlson Rezidor Hotel Group
CLAUS PEDERSEN Head of Corporate Sustainability Novozymes
JENNIFER HINTON Co-AuthorHow on Earth: Flourishing in a Not-For-Profit World by 2050
SILLE KRUKOWChief Behavioral DesignerKrukow
ULRIKA MARTENSSONHead of Communications - Meetings & ConventionsWonderful Copenhagen
NADYA ZHEXEMBAYEVAChief Reinvention OfficerWE EXIST
DIRK VOESTEVice President, SustainabilityBASF
THOMAS KOLSTERFounderMr. Goodvertising
SUSTAINABILITY & CSR I seek to solve social problems that alleviate, or altogether eliminate, resource tensions
along the way.
BRAND STRATEGY I believe leadership stems from brands who have awareness of the impact they have on the
world around them.
COMMUNICATIONS I encourage purpose-driven
voice and invite stakeholders on interactive, co-creative journeys.
DESIGN & INNOVATION I seek skillful, sensitive design that leads to radical innovation and heightened shared value.
SUPPLY CHAINSupply chain disruptions are not an option. I strive for enlightenment across the entire value chain.
HUMAN RESOURCES I encourage embedded
sustainability-driven behaviors and pro-active management to
drive change from within.
FIND YOUR PASSION
The Sustainable Brands community is comprised of nearly one million brand leaders and the eco-system of people and organizations that support them from over 90 countries around the world who regularly connect and collaborate (via online and in person) on issues and ideas that propel the shift toward a sustainable and flourishing economy.
This community of change makers includes the worlds largest global brands as well as disruptive social entrepreneurs, along with the multitude of solutions providers, suppliers, NGOs, agencies, academics and researchers, investors and other stakeholders that support them. As a community, these optimistic, visionary and courageous professionals share a passion for purpose and a desire to contribute to a flourishing future while driving breakthrough near and long term success for their businesses.
WHO ATTENDS SB CONFERENCES?
The Sustainable Brands Global Conference Network is the largest peer community gathering that delivers tangible and efficient support to accelerate sustainability-led brand innovation. With 11 events on 6 contents, the community will gather for for the first time in Copenhagen September 26-28.
Known for its work toward creating green growth through innovative bicycle planning,a clean recreational harbor, an ambitious climate plan and many other initiatives,Copenhagen is the perfect backdrop for a conversation dedicated to sustainability led innovation.
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